Choral Fixation

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  • Handel with Care

    In anticipation of tomorrow's Messiah broadcast from New York's Trinity Church, Choral Fixation features the Trinity Choir in selections from Handel and Haydn. Dec 18, 2010

    Handel with Care
  • Sounds of the Season

    With the holiday season upon us, this week’s Choral Fixation is devoted to the rich choral traditions surrounding Christmas. You’ll hear from Chanticleer, the Tallis Scholars and the... Dec 5, 2010

    Sounds of the Season
  • Choral Music, Your Way

    This weekend, our Thanksgiving Gratitude Project continues with an hour of listener picks. We all say thanks for choral music with works by Faure, Vivaldi, Tallis and Handel.

    Nov 28, 2010

    Choral Music, Your Way
  • American Hymns

    On today's show, an hour of choral music from the rich American tradition, including works by Virgil Thomson, Aaron Copland, Ned Rorem, Leonard Bernstein and Samuel Barber.

    Nov 21, 2010

    American Hymns
  • Eric Whitacre's Light and Gold

    This week, Midge Woolsey presents new choral music, including the latest from Eric Whitacre. The current “rock star” of the choral world, Whitacre’s new album Light and Gold inc... Nov 14, 2010

    Eric Whitacre's <em>Light and Gold</em>
  • Te Deum Today

    This week we present settings of the Te Deum from the 16th to the 21st century. Performers include crack ensembles like Stile Antico, the English Baroque Soloists and Voices of Ascension.

    Nov 7, 2010

    Te Deum Today
  • Dies Irae

    Choral Fixation gets into the Halloween spirit with some truly terrifying music: settings of the Dies Irae. Hear how composers have taken this medieval Latin hymn to create compelling reflections on judgment day.

    Oct 31, 2010

    Dies Irae
  • The Sounds of New York's Choirs

    This week, Choral Fixation takes a look and listen to the sounds of New York. The program features the prominent choirs in the city including The Choir of St. Ignatius Loyola, Coll... Oct 24, 2010

    The Sounds of New York's Choirs
  • The Muti Era Begins in Chicago

    Riccardo Muti has only been at the helm of the Chicago Symphony for a couple of weeks, but is already back home in Italy, struck down with severe gastric illness. Thankfully, he leave... Oct 10, 2010

    The Muti Era Begins in Chicago